Submission Guidelines

 

General

  • Do not make more than one submission per submission period.
  • We do not accept e-mail submissions; all work must be submitted through Submittable.
  • Please send all work in one file.
  • Our team is filled with creatives who understand the agony of the wait. We will respond to your work within Two months, if not sooner. 
  • Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • We do not accept previously published works.

Poetry

  • There are no format restrictions. Limit your submission to 5 poems totaling no more than 10 pages.

Fiction

  • Authors should limit submissions to no more than 15 pages in total. If you are sending flash you may send up to 3 pieces in your submission.

Nonfiction

  • Authors should limit submissions to no more than 15 pages in total. If you are sending flash you may send up to 3 pieces in your submission. We are not looking for academic essays.

Art

  • There are no medium or style restrictions. Please limit your submission to no more than 5 works.
  • Please list titles for each work and include an artist’s statement in your cover letter.

CALENDAR

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July 2022:

Fiction & Nonfiction

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August 2022:

Poetry & Art

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October 2022:

Fiction & Nonfiction

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November 2022:

Poetry & Art

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December 2022:

Chapbook Manuscripts (Poetry)

Full-Length Manuscripts (Poetry)

WE ARE A PAYING MARKET

We’re paying $10 per accepted piece

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